I am redesigning the Kepha web site and now am the Admin. I do the same for my blog, and it is a fun hobby. It also helps me in my day job as a VC. Digital media is a pretty broad landscape these days, and, when I work on a blog, I get to
After Carbon Black went public, Mrs. T. and I had some discussions (I co-led the first institutional round when it was called Bit9; details here and here). I’m excited to announce that our family will take all of those winnings and invest them in startups. We also will donate 100% of any gains to charities.
A lifelong friend was in town and reached out. We were able to meet up, thankfully. These are the friendships for which I live. Within minutes of sitting down, we were able to speak honestly and openly about our victories and challenges. There was none of the: “How-are-you-I’m-great-and-you?” banter. Maybe it is because we’ve known
“That was a great diligence trip,” Todd Brennan said. Todd co-founded Bit9, which later became Carbon Black. We were speaking the day of the Carbon Black IPO and marveled at its Day One $1.6 billion market cap. He and I stopped our direct involvement with the company years ago, but we continue to stay in
Many years ago, I co-led the first institutional round in Bit9, now known as Carbon Black, which went public this morning. It’s official! We’ve kicked off Friday trading, ringing the opening bell for @Nasdaq in #NYC #IPO #CBLK #infosec pic.twitter.com/l8n5BZGReP — Carbon Black, Inc. (@CarbonBlack_Inc) May 4, 2018 As I’ve written before, the road for
In 2000, before the dot-com blow-up, I was invited to individually invest in a VC fund where a co-investor worked. It is a “name brand” firm that to this day enjoys a loyal following among investors. This year, I just learned that my investment has just broken even. So, yes, after 18 years, I have